Episode #5 – Front Page Drama, The Casebook of Gregory Hood and Hollywood Star Time

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We are back! This is Episode 5 of Retro Radio Revue. This week our featured programs had an original air date between July 30 and August 5. We’ll hear episodes from Front Page Drama, The Casebook of Gregory Hood and Hollywood Star Time.

This week’s episode:

Front Page Drama

August  (Program #328 -Old Tuck Turns Detective”). Hearst syndication.  Sponsored by: The American Weekly.

Runtime: 14:34

The story will appear in The American Weekly under the title, “Tales Of The California Gold Trail.”

Writer: J. W. Pitt (author)

 

The Casebook of Gregory Hood

August 5, 1946. – The Double Diamond. Mutual Network. Sponsored by: Petri Wines.

Runtime: 29:24

A robbery has taken place aboard an airliner. A diamond’s been stolen out of a diamond pendant…make that two diamonds! One of the passengers on the plane is a phoney southern colonel, called “Mr. Keister.”

Starring: Gale Gordon, Harry Bartell (announcer), Dean Fosler (composer, conductor), Denis Green (writer), Anthony Boucher (writer), Howard McNear.

Hollywood Star Time

August 3, 1946. The Major and the Minor. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Sponsored by Frigidaire.

Runtime: 29:50

Situation comedy about a woman pretending to be a little girl after the war. Robert Young, Joan Caulfield, Harry Zimmerman and His Orchestra (AFRS music fill), The Lyttle Sisters (AFRS music fill), Jim Backus, Milton Geiger (writer), Robert L. Redd (director). 29:50. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

Starring – Robert Young, Joan Caulfield, Harry Zimmerman and His Orchestra (AFRS music fill), The Lyttle Sisters (AFRS music fill), Jim Backus, Milton Geiger (writer), Robert L. Redd (director).

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